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The Power of the Moral Responsibility System

Bruce N. Waller

in The Stubborn System of Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028165
eISBN:
9780262327404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028165.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Belief in moral responsibility is held in place by a larger belief system in which moral responsibility is deeply embedded. When operating within the deep assumptions of that system moral ... More


Introduction: Deadly Virtue

Heather Martel

in Deadly Virtue: Fort Caroline and the Early Protestant Roots of American Whiteness

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066189
eISBN:
9780813058399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066189.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter introduces the book as an account of the transcultural love story imagined by Protestants that historicizes the meanings of love and friendship in a colonial context. While historians ... More


Beyond Chemistry and Biology

Wolfgang Banzhaf and Lidia Yamamoto

in Artificial Chemistries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029438
eISBN:
9780262329460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029438.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Artificial chemistries can be found in fields beyond chemistry and biology. While it is most natural to look at examples from these fields, the self-assembly of entities at different scales can be ... More


Our Lady of Authenticity: Folklore’s Articles of Faith

Willow G. Mullins

in Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822956
eISBN:
9781496823007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822956.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Beginning with some of our keywords—authenticity, vernacular, and genre—and one folklorist’s crisis of belief, this opening chapter questions the folklorists’ investment in the tenets of folklore ... More


The Oxford History of Hinduism: The Goddess

Mandakranta Bose (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198767022
eISBN:
9780191821226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767022.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, World Religions

The central purpose of the book is the critical exposition of the Hindu idea of the divine feminine, or Devī, conceived as a singularity expressed in many forms. With the theological principles ... More


Landscape with Figures

E. N. Anderson

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090109
eISBN:
9780197560617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090109.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

So wrote Edward Fitzgerald, following (loosely) the Persian of Omar Khayyám. In this quatrain, he captured what may be the most universal and constant yearning of humankind. Modern psychology has ... More


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